One of the top notch firms promoting sustainable housing development, 3Invest Limited has announced the hosting of the fifth edition of its annual Real Estate Unite Summit in early October.

The event, which promises to provide industry stakeholders with a platform for strategic interaction, will equally take a critical look at the options for real estate businesses in a recessive economy.

Organizers of the event is equally an attempt to blow the whistle and begin to look inwards as a great nation with huge potential and demands for acting fast to begin to exploit the potential that the housing sector, especially, and other critical areas bring, to not only help to significantly increase employment but also impact multiple sectors of the economy.

Chief Executive of 3Invest, Ruth Obih, also stated at a press briefing that this year’s Real Estate Unite will showcase a three-fold event, comprising a conference, exhibition and awards as well as exclusive meeting sessions such as the African Women in Real Estate Meeting and Real Estate Leader Meeting.

“At this year’s edition of Real Estate Unite, which will hold on the 6th and 7th of October at the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, our objectives are to identify the gaps impeding progress in the key areas of the Nigerian economy and understand the new growth drivers in today’s local capacity/ resources driven market. Hence the theme “Filling the “G.A.P.S”

She explained that G.A.P.S is an acronym for Government-Access-Private Sector-Strategy, breaking it down to looking at the concept of Government in terms of enhancing performance through effective leadership, education and technology; Access from the point of view of enabling access through regulatory reforms; the Private Sector as Real estate market in a recessive economy, seeking local solutions to finding cheaper money and

Strategy in terms of rethinking local strategies for financing real estate in a recessive economy.

Obih revealed that the event would be attended by the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode; the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) in addition to over 25 speakers and panelists, comprising an impressive list of industry stalwarts.

“As preparations for Real Estate Unite moves forward, the new collaborative strategy breakout sessions will afford participants the platform to have a one-on-one discussions on demand and supply in the retail, office and affordable housing sub-sectors and afford us an opportunity to rethink local strategies to approach real estate in a recessive economy,” she stated.

The event will also feature an award session in five categories, namely: Change Agents, Top Influencers, Grand Achievers, Next Wave and Special Hero award.